We're currently in the market for a convertible car seat because our 8-month old son is rapidly outgrowing his infant carrier. Our must haves include a rear-facing weight limit greater than 30lbs, continued use forward facing (65lbs or more), good reviews, and under $200. One with the ability to fit into a Subaru Legacy 2011, Subaru Forester 2001, and a mini van without difficulty would also be nice too. While we do plan on buying three seats (one for each vehicle so we won't have to switch the seat three times a day), it would be nice to only have to buy as few different seats as possible. Less 'change' for the kiddie and less research for the adults!
We're leaning toward the Evenflo Triumph LX because it has a decent price, good safety ratings, and fairly good customer reviews. However, it does seem a bit big. We're taking the Legacy (the smallest vehicle) to Babies R Us tonight for a test fit. The other cars will have their fittings later this week.
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